Auburn Runners Finish Season Strong
Men - 8th/Women - 10th
Both Races Scheduled for Monday Morning
XC Men 2nd Place
Auburn XC Invitational on Friday, September 9, 2011 in Auburn, AL. Melissa Hazeldine
3200M: 11:08.17 (2011 Troy Invitational, 1st place)
4K: 14:42.8 (2011 Auburn Invitational, 2nd place)
5K: 17:57.47 (2011 Crimson Classic, 12th place)
6K: 21:24.74 (2011 SEC Championship, 19th place)
Best XC Finish: 1st place, 2011 Troy Invitational (11:08.17)
2011 (Sophomore): Took home first place at the Troy Invitational with a mark of 11:08.17... Posted a time of 14:42.8 at the Auburn Invitational finishing second... Finished third at the FSU Invitational with a time of 17:58.42... Competed at the SEC Championships finishing 19th with a mark of 21:24.74.
2010 (Freshman): Finished second at the Troy Invitational with a time of 12:07.34 ... Her second-place finish helped the team to second place overall in at the meet ... Posted a top 20 time at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic ... Crossed the finish line in 18:17.18 - good for 16th place ... Top 25 at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa ... Finished 24th and timed at 18:29.90 ... Ran course in 18:28.22 at Arkansas.
Prior to Auburn: Competed at Queens High School for the Science ... Three-time NSIC All-American in the 5K ... 2007 USATF Junior Olympic 3K Champion ... Recorded personal bests of 4:56 in the 1600, 4:38 in the 1500 and 2:19 in the 800.
Personal: Daughter of Michelle and Douglass Briasco ... Born on September 2, 1992 ... Major is currently undecided.